There was this Hindu who saw a scorpion
floundering around in the water. He decided to save it by stretching out
his finger, but the scorpion stung him. The man still tried to get the
scorpion out of the water, but the scorpion stung him again.
A man nearby told him to stop saving the scorpion that kept stinging him.
But the Hindu said: "It is the nature of the scorpion to sting. It is
my nature to love. Why should I give up my nature to love just because
it is the nature of the scorpion to sting?"
Don't give up loving.
Don't give up your goodness.
Even if people around you sting.